OMNOVA Solutions Inc.

  • Financial Analyst II (FP&A)

    Job Locations US-OH-Beachwood
    Posted Date 2 months ago(4/4/2019 8:07 AM)
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  • Who is OMNOVA Solutions?

    OMNOVA Solutions is a specialty chemicals and functional surfaces company, whose technologies enhance the performance of a wide variety of well-known products across the globe. We are proud to offer "The Science in Better Brands."

    What are we looking for?

    The Financial Analyst II in FP&A is a key financial position responsible for analyzing, preparing, and interpreting diverse streams of data that impact a P&L and a variety of growth initiatives. The role owns financial partnership with business unit teammates for one or more segments of the business. This includes analysis, reporting, and forecasting that generate insights, as well as support of the budgeting and long-range planning processes. Ideal candidates will have experience working with commercial teams to drive performance, demonstrate professional curiosity, and have a willingness to collaborate to achieve team goals.

    Your tasks and responsibilities...

    • Utilize financial acumen and conventions in all reporting and analysis
    • Provide regular forecasts and actionable insights to improve business performance
    • Drive business to achieve planned financial targets
    • Complete periodic forecasts with SAP's BPC, annual budgets and long-range planning exercises
    • Financial partner for the segment of the business responsible for
    • Provide daily/weekly/monthly/quarterly reporting and analysis for segment and division
    • Identify corrective actions and contingency planning as necessary to ensure that businesses achieve targets
    • Provide thoughtful financial analysis and partnership to business managers to ensure strategic alignment and decision support
    • Complete detailed ad hoc analyses to solve business issues and problems

    Who you are...

    • 3+ years work experience in accounting or financial role
    • Ability to work in a team environment, as well as independently with minimal supervision
    • Highly analytical and organized, detail oriented
    • Desire to be a part of a dynamic global organization, strong sense of urgency and work ethic, ability to manage multiple priorities
    • High comfort level with communication to all levels of management
    • BS degree in Accounting / Finance - working knowledge of ERP system
    • Working knowledge of Consolidation and Planning system (SAP BPC, Hyperion)
    • Advanced knowledge of Excel, Powerpoint, and Business Intelligence tools
    • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal/communication skills
    • Must be willing to embrace and implement change

    Preferred Qualifications

    • 3+ years work experience preferably in planning and analysis
    • Working knowledge of SAP
    • Advanced knowledge SAP BW

    Why OMNOVA?

    The science of better careers. Come formulate yours.

    Bring your ingredients for success and together we’ll create a unique plan for your development and career growth. We recognize that without our talented employees and their passion and curiosity (which really are the backbone of our organization), we would not be where we are today. Click here to learn more about why you should join OMNOVA.


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